No matter if they are admitted to B2 or C class wards in public hospitals, patients will be eligible for up to 80% in subsidies.
You can afford it with generous government grants, insurance, and MediSave. This is not a meaningless statement. Many people have testified to it.
A prematurely born baby spent 5 months in the neonatal intensive care unit. The medical bill totalled more than $326,000. Kenneth Tiang, the baby’s father, revealed that he paid nothing out of pocket.
In the second case, the patient was admitted to the ICU and a high-dependency ward before being transferred to a rehabilitation hospital. A shunt was also implanted to drain fluid from the brain to the abdominal cavity. The total medical bill was $54,883.41.
GST was absorbed by the government as usual: $864.13. The total amount owed was $12,452.71. This amount was covered by insurance. Finally, for this patient, there is no MediSave payment and no out-of-pocket payment.
In this third case, the patient stayed in the hospital for nine days. The total amount of expenses was $13,154.
The medical bill for an elderly patient who was hospitalised at TTSH for ten days. A surgical implant on the hip bone is included in the bill.
The total charges came to $13,393.32.
We have a good healthcare system that makes it affordable for all. Even for the poorest, in the event that they cannot pay at all, there is MediFund which will help to settle the bill for them.
No one in Singapore will be in a situation where they are too poor to afford to see a doctor. With the Pioneer and Merdeka Generation Packages, healthcare is made even more affordable for these groups of people and their families. So never let anyone mislead you into staying away from the doctor.